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2nd T20I: India attack undone by dew factor and outperformed by Windies bowlers

Cricket | Dec 09, 2019, 01:19 PM IST

It was the Windies attack that outshone the Indian bowling attack at the end of the 2nd T20I. The travellers did not just counter the dew factor immensely, they also tackled the slowness of the pitch with astute cleverness.

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KL Rahul embraces new-found direction at end of topsy-turvy 2019

Cricket | Dec 07, 2019, 12:26 PM IST

He faced a suspension at the start of the year, lost his Test spot midway, but as December approached, Rahul embraced a new-found direction to prove his worth and spot in the Indian lineup for World T20 2020.

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India vs West Indies, T20Is: Best chance for KL Rahul to seal opening spot for World T20

Cricket | Dec 06, 2019, 11:43 AM IST

After a decent campaign against Bangladesh, Rahul continued with his form in T20s, amassing 313 runs in eight matches in Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament at an average of 52.16 and strike rate of 155.72.

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Windies T20Is a chance for Bhuvneshwar Kumar to redeem his old spot

Cricket | Dec 05, 2019, 03:20 PM IST

Since 2018, no Indian bowler has bowled as many deliveries in the powerplays and in the death as Bhuvneshwar Kumar. He also has the joint-most wickets among Indians in the first six overs and the highest in the final four overs.

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Mapping Pakistan's downfall in Tests: Domestic discomfort, vanishing pace attack

Cricket | Dec 02, 2019, 08:26 PM IST

Three years after bagging the No.1 Test rank, Pakistan have managed just eight Test victories in 26 matches, better only to Bangladesh among top-9 full-member nations, and have slipped well below to No.8 spot in the ICC Test rankings.

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Yasir Shah ends nightmarish campaign in Australia with maiden Test century

Cricket | Dec 01, 2019, 03:42 PM IST

What makes Yasir's century even more interesting is that he has a career batting average of just 14.06 (even after the century) -- the second-lowest for a batsman in Test cricket to have a century to his name.

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All’s Not Well: How persistent demands of cricket can challenge players’ mental health

Cricket | Nov 29, 2019, 09:10 AM IST

In an interview to indiatvnews.com over email, renowned sports psychologist Sandy Gordon sheds light on various aspects of mental health, how the unique demands of cricket can impact players’ mental wellbeing and shares his views on surviving the demons of social media.

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The era named Kohli: Virat ends decade as most prolific run-scorer, second to Dhoni as skipper

Cricket | Nov 28, 2019, 01:53 PM IST

It has been a decade of Kohli's dominance as he has not just emerged as the leading run-getter in international cricket in a decade, but his numbers as a captain too stands among the greatest who have embraced the sport

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Openers conundrum settled, pacers shining and Jadeja's second coming: India's 2019 Test review

Cricket | Nov 27, 2019, 11:05 AM IST

Team India sits comfortably at the top of the World Test Championship after its final Test in the calendar year. How dominant has the team been in 2019, though?

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The Pace of 2019: Indian fast bowlers wrap up best-ever performance in a calendar year

Cricket | Nov 26, 2019, 08:38 AM IST

Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Shami picked 95 wickets between themselves in 2019 at an average of 15.16 and a strike rate of 31.06.

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Late swing, challenges in twilight, spinners sidelined: Assessment of Pink Ball after D/N Test

Cricket | Nov 25, 2019, 01:37 PM IST

The experiment with the pink ball brought multiple revelations as India cruised to victory against Bangladesh in Kolkata.

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Day-Night Test: Record galore as Virat Kohli shines with 136 in Kolkata

Cricket | Nov 23, 2019, 08:33 PM IST

Here are some of the key stats from day 2 of the second Test between India and Bangladesh…

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Day-Night Test: Indian pacers destroy Bangladesh with skiddier, more swingy pink ball

Cricket | Nov 22, 2019, 04:21 PM IST

The Indian pacers have been the highlight of the team’s home campaign in ICC World Test Championship, picking 40 wickets in four Tests.

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The pink ball mystery: More swing, more shine and more pronounced seam

Cricket | Nov 20, 2019, 03:35 PM IST

The pink ball is different from the red cherry and as the sun sets, the ball swings more and batting gets difficult under the lights.

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Old wine in new bottle: The story of Day-Night Test cricket so far

Cricket | Nov 19, 2019, 03:00 PM IST

Courtesy to BCCI's newly-elected president Sourav Ganguly, the day-night Test was one of his first agendas that he ticked off within days of taking seat and got Virat Kohli's nod "in a matter of just three seconds".

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Exclusive | Wriddhiman Saha cautious of dew factor, keeping under lights ahead of Day-Night Test

Cricket | Nov 19, 2019, 08:48 AM IST

Ahead of the anticipated contest in Kolkata, Team India's wicketkeeper Wriddhiman, in conversation with India TV, gave an insight on this new variety of cricket ball, the difficulties in dealing with it and India's strategy for the match. 

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Seam-ing numbers: Kohli’s ‘dream combination’ measured against Windies legends

Cricket | Nov 18, 2019, 04:32 PM IST

The Indian quicks' unmatched success in the campaign stands as the primary reason behind the team's unprecedented run. 

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IND vs BAN: When Ishant became Stuart Broad in Shadman Islam's Warner-esque dismissal

Cricket | Nov 17, 2019, 08:45 AM IST

Ishant Sharma worked on a new variation on the second day of the first Test. The next morning, he executed the perfect delivery, reminiscing Stuart Broad's dismissal of David Warner at Lord's.

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This day, that year: When Sachin Tendulkar breathed his last in cricket

Cricket | Nov 16, 2019, 06:15 AM IST

On November 16, 2013, Sachin Tendulkar bid adieu to his international cricketing career, that lasted 24 years from 1989.

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IND vs BAN, 1st Test: Mayank surpasses Bradman with second career double century

Cricket | Nov 15, 2019, 05:22 PM IST

Mayank Agarwal carried his impressive form in 2019 at home to score his second career double-century in a space of just 44 days

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Is it time for India to look beyond Shikhar Dhawan as T20I opener?

Cricket | Nov 12, 2019, 06:25 PM IST

In the 12 times he batted in 2019, Dhawan managed just 272 runs at 22.66 and a strike rate of just 110.56.

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Exclusive | With captain's appreciation, Wriddhiman Saha looks to sustain as 'Superman'

Cricket | Nov 12, 2019, 10:01 AM IST

In a candid chat with India TV, Saha reveals that being of use to the team is more important to him than achieving personal landmarks. 

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Shreyas Iyer - The man to end India's bitter Number 4 saga?

Cricket | Nov 11, 2019, 04:59 PM IST

Ability to build, impeccable timing, strong footwork and a calm head - Shreyas Iyer has shown all signs to seal the number 4 spot in the Indian middle order.

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India vs Bangladesh, 3rd T20I: When Nagpur's dew unearthed Deepak Chahar 2.0

Cricket | Nov 11, 2019, 12:46 PM IST

Deepak Chahar finished with 6 for 7 in 3.2 overs – the best figures in men’s T20Is surpassing Ajantha Mendis’ 6 for 8 in 2012.

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Exclusive | Would be foolish to write off Rishabh Pant: Deep Dasgupta finds Dhoni comparisons harsh

Cricket | Nov 09, 2019, 03:09 PM IST

Former India wicketkeeper Deep Dasgupta said that Rishabh Pant should not be compared to MS Dhoni so early.

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Virat Kohli birthday: Indian skipper's glorious career in numbers

Cricket | Nov 05, 2019, 02:51 PM IST

 On his 31st birthday, we take a look at Virat Kohli’s glorious career in terms of numbers and where does it place him among the greatest of the game. 

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Virat Kohli at 31: The stats Indian skipper broke since last birthday

Cricket | Nov 05, 2019, 01:47 PM IST

On Virat Kohli's 31st birthday, we take a look at all the records that he broke since his 30th birthday en route to becoming a year wiser.

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IND vs BAN, 1st T20I: Mushfiqur yet to bury ghosts of Bangalore 2016

Cricket | Nov 04, 2019, 11:59 AM IST

Mushfiqur Rahim scored an unbeaten 60 on Sunday in the first T20I match against India to help Bangladesh script their maiden win in the format against the Men in Blue.

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Top five moments as T20I cricket celebrates 1000th match

Cricket | Nov 03, 2019, 06:54 PM IST

There is a reason why the opening match of the three-match series between India and Bangladesh on Sunday is special. It will be the 1000th international match in the shortest format of the game. 

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Wriddhi's positivity, confidence behind successful return, feels wife

Cricket | Oct 31, 2019, 12:05 PM IST

Wriddhiman Saha's wife Roma opened up on his husband's mindset and how a positive thinking helped him come back to the Indian team during the South Africa series.

In Numbers: How Virat Kohli the batsman has fuelled India's rise in Tests

In Numbers: How Kohli the batsman has fuelled India's rise in Tests

Cricket | Oct 25, 2019, 08:52 AM IST

India had truly transformed themselves into a powerhouse, building an unbreachable fortress on home turf only under the reign of Kohli.

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Wriddhiman Saha: A bowler's delight behind the stumps

Cricket | Oct 23, 2019, 04:04 PM IST

Wriddhiman Saha returned to the Test side in the first Test against South Africa in Vizag ahead of Rishabh Pant after returning from an injury.

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India vs South Africa: What went wrong for Proteas on Indian soil?

Cricket | Oct 23, 2019, 10:07 AM IST

India ran over South Africa 3-0 in the three-match series with the visitors providing little resistance over the course of the series.

In Numbers: India complete first-ever Test series whitewash over South Africa

In Numbers: India complete first-ever Test series whitewash over SA

Cricket | Oct 22, 2019, 03:22 PM IST

With the innings and 202 runs victory in Ranchi in the third Test, India script a 3-0 whitewash against Faf du Plessis' men. Here are all the key stats from the fourth day of the third Test.

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Rohit surpasses Bradman, joins Sachin in elite list with maiden 200

Cricket | Oct 20, 2019, 04:52 PM IST

Rohit Sharma continued with his domineering start as India's new Test opener as he scored his maiden double hundred in the format in the third Test against South Africa in Ranchi.

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3rd Test: How Rohit weathered the early Rabda storm to reach his ton

Cricket | Oct 20, 2019, 11:29 AM IST

Rohit Sharma braved Kagiso Rabada's fiery spell and steered the Indian innings after the early setbacks to reach his sixth Test century.

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